Equipment Sign Off Engineer (ESO)

Posted on 12 December 22 by Maria O'Toole

  • Penang, Malaysia
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Job Description

DPS work at the frontier of facility delivering innovative and ground-breaking solutions for our clients on the most exciting and high-profile projects around the world, designing some of the most complex and specialized facilities under construction today. Our Malaysia business is growing, and we are recruiting key team members. Look no further if you would you like to work on one of the biggest and leading-edge construction projects in Asia and be part of a winning team. People with skills, knowledge, and expertise like yours underpin our success. A career at DPS is truly rewarding, with excellent benefits and opportunities to develop your technical and professional development. We respect and support each other to create one DPS team. We are dynamic, we create space for ideas, independent views and challenging the status quo. We have a diverse workforce and embrace different views and perspectives. Look no further if you would you like to be part of a vibrant dynamic team that delivers world class engineering, design, and project management for industry leading clients around the world. If you have what it takes to work with us, apply today.

Position Summary:
DPS Advanced Technology Group is seeking an Equipment Sign Off (ESO) engineer with a solid background in construction support to join our growing team based in Penang, Malaysia. The Equipment Sign Off ESO Engineer is responsible for the scheduling, co-ordinations, and verification of the Clients requirements for equipment sign off. The ESO’s will report directly to the EHS site Manager.

Key Responsibilities:
The ESO responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support start-up/commissioning of equipment/systems
  • Provide Equipment sign off training to Junior ESO techs, PIT teams, and Construction teams
  • Communicate EHS installation requirements and provide ESO programme guidance to the Tool Owner and IQ Team.
  • Manage ESO ramp in assigned functional areas.
  • Participate in ESO/facilities sign offs as required.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the ESO BKM’s and Corporate guidelines.
  • Provide ESO, EHS Design and Tool De-install training as required.
  • Assist with the development of Tool specific ESO and Tool De-install checklists.
  • Provide input into installation design reviews for Tools and facilities.
  • Ensure applicable codes, standards, and Client EHS requirements are integrated into design, installation, start-up, and qualification of all process Tools.
  • Update ESO web pages and support site EHS as required.
  • Assist with the implementation of the incident and injury free (IIF) program.
  • Support IQ/facilities incident investigations.
  • Support design review for assigned Tools.

Education & Experience:

  • Minimum degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or equivalent

Essential Skills:

  • Effectively communicate (verbal, written, and electronic) with all levels of management and individuals of diverse disciplines and cultural background
  • Performing design review to verify that EHS requirements are included in plans
  • Chemicals Used Decontamination Label (CUDL) signoff
  • Strong IT Skills in MS Project, Excel, Project, Word
  • Knowledge of Design and Scheduling Packages
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Experience working in a technical setting, preferably an engineering department
  • Analytical, problem-solving skills, and the capability to work well under deadlines


  • Location: Malaysia site-based role with visa sponsorship provided for this position.
  • Travel: Occasional travel to other client sites as per business needs.
  • Working hours: 40 hours, Monday to Friday
  • Extensive training will be provided prior to travel to client Malaysia site.

DPS Engineering Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. DPS does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.

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